Moving and Relocation Experience
Moving is already part of our lives. At some point in our lives, there is a need to move or be relocated.
If you are relocating because of a job offer, most likely the company provides home relocation benefits. Make the most out of this benefit while you are still looking for your own house in your new location.
In most cases, the relocation is due to a better job offer. Other reasons can be a change of lifestyle or someone from the family is sick. Some families opt for a relocation to have a better education system.
Being attached with your home right now is very normal. This attachment could hinder your relocation plans. However, if there is really a need to be relocated, just think of all the positive things that you will get from being relocated. Keeping your goals and reasons in mind, relocation may not seem so bad after all.
Relocation can change your whole family's lifestyle. This is the reason why you need to discuss it sincerely with your family. Relocation is not just getting the dream job you want, it also means starting all over for the whole family, especially to the kids. For the kids, relocation would mean leaving their best friends, moving to an alien school, meeting new people, establishing new friendships.
If you are being relocated because of job advancement, make sure to study everything before signing that contract. Compare your expenses right now and your future expenses, if the difference is minimal in terms of the amount you will save, think twice before signing the contract. Consider all the pros and cons, and then that is when you decide.